If you arrived here because you are thinking about joining a running club then you have come to the right place. Why not come along to our Wednesday night training sessions and try out our friendly welcoming Club. Take out membership and enjoy the experience of Club running. Not sure if you want to join up - then try before you buy. Run with us as a guest for a few weeks before signing. See the Members' Page for more info.
The Club's Summer Handicap Series comprises six races, staged on the first
Wednesday of each month from April through to September It is a hugely
popular fixture both for Club regulars and for guests. If you ran it last
year you will already have a handicap for this season. New members can get
a handicap from the handicapper at the start. Only
paid-up members can earn points.
The 2016 series kicked off to a cool and windy start on 6 April. Lisa Busby was 1st lady home, with Dave Cooper leading in the men. Results
The next race is on Wednesday 4 May.
More info ...
Entries are open for the 14th edition of Club's annual
10k road race, a major fixture in the road race calendar and incorporating
the seventh race in the 2016 Warwickshire Road Race League.
This year the race organisers have chosen Coventry's Myton Hospice as the main beneficiary. The race will also support the Allesley Festival and Allesley Scouts.
So don't delay, get your entry in and secure a place. There are three ways
to enter, making it even easier for you.
You can get all the info, including how to enter, right here Northbrook 10k
The Cotswold Hilly 100 is a 100 mile road relay race that is divided into
10 legs each of approx 10 miles. It's whole-day event that
starts at the American Fountain, Market Square in Stratford upon Avon and finishes
at the Stratford Sports Club, and follows a route of mainly minor roads that
meanders through the Cotswolds. As the name suggests there are a number of
'undulations' throughout the route. Teams start at either 5am, 6am or 7am depending
on their predicted overall time.
The date is Sunday 15 May and there's more about it here ..
Training for Distance?
Sunday morning Club training sessions targeted towards the half and full marathon
distances leave from the Jag Club at 9am
on Sundays. The weekly
training plans take in a variety of routes, with distances designed to
get you in perfect shape for your race day.
See training plans
A range of Club branded running apparel is available to
purchase at attractive prices.
Take a look at the kit page to see what's on offer.
Runners of the Month
Age group winner at MFRC Easter 5
Many good long distance events results
Northbrook Gives Boost to Myton Challenge Events
Once again Northbrook AC and Coventry Myton Hospice have teamed up to help entrants to Myton's running challenge events. Starting soon, there's a 10k training programme for entrants to the Northbrook 10k on Sunday 10 July 2016.
Coventry Myton are Northbook's charity partner for the 2016 race. See training programmes ..
Northbrook Road Race Champs
The Road Race tables are compiled from Summer Handicap results, and from results
of qualifying races sent in to the web site. With all the results now compiled
tops the ladies' table, with Jill Pittard and Lyn McDonald tying
for second place. Stuart Lumsden
maintained his lead to win the men's competition.
Rachel Meredith and Amy Burdis
share pole position in the senior ladies' table, with Amanda Deavy
and Sarah McNaney
the winning lady vets. John Wilson
and Mark Baker are
winners in the men's vets.
Northbrook Road Race Champs 2015
Promotion for Northbrook in Birmingham League
Northbrook fulfilled their
ambition and gained promotion to Division 2
in this season's Birmingham
& District Invitation Cross-Country League. In the fourth
race on 13 February held at Gloucester,
Northbrook Men's A team was placed fourth on the day. Top Northbrook
points scorer Stuart Lumsden
finished overall in joint 3rd place.
In the series standings Northbrook men were in 2nd place, well up in the promotion zone.
Warwickshire Road Race League - Win for Northbrook
A series of 11 middle-distance road races starting with the Massey Easter
5 mile in April and finishing with the Rugby 10 mile in September.
Amanda Deavy takes FV35 honours at the top of the FV35 table, whilst Stuart Lumsden and Pete Fellows are the highest placed Northbrook men, being placed fourth and fifth in the senior and MV55 men's tables respectively. In the team placings, Northbrook Men are 4th; Northbrook Ladies are also placed 4th.
Read more ...
Go to Northbrook WRRL web page for Northbrook standings.
Recent Race Results
Follow the exploits and successes of Club members by checking out
Recent Northbrook race results
The committee meets every month to discuss Club matters and things that affect you. Read the minutes of the committee meeting on 11 April.
Wednesday night training schedules for the next few weeks
Northbrook training sessions
Current Northbrook club diary of club running events
Weekly Free 5km Timed Run
It's free but you must register in advance - go to Coventry parkrun web site
If you haven't yet come across this web site you might like to check it out. There's lots of useful stuff there, all beautifully presented, and there's a delightful animated video that's both amusing and inspiring.